Museum Finance Academy

  • 5-session personal finance certificate course

  • FREE; open to high school juniors and seniors only

  • Virtual walking tour of the Financial District

  • Scholarship awarded to top student/s

Registration Information

The Museum Finance Academy (MFA) is a FREE five session personal finance certificate course for 11th and 12th graders with the goal of teaching students to aspire to financial independence through developing an appreciation for savings, establishing financial goals and learning to avoid scams. In Fall 2020, this course will be offered on November 4, 5, 11, 12 and 19, from 4:15-5:00pm.

The course will be conducted over Zoom with a link provided to students prior to each class. Students are expected to attend all five sessions and keep cameras on during the sessions. This course requires NO prior knowledge of finance, business or economics. The top two students will be awarded partial college scholarships.

The Museum is thankful to Con Edison for its continued support of this program.

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Fall 2020 Scholarship Recipients

The Museum is proud to announce that Dora Chan, Mark Gervis, Sosona Nasimova and Aditya Sriram have received the Museum Finance Academy’s merit scholarships for the Fall 2020 semester.

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Contact Information

For general questions about the Museum Finance Academy, please email

For press inquiries regarding the Museum Finance Academy, please contact Deputy Director Kristin Aguilera at